"Nothing surprises me about hearing any of this, buf the question I have ro ask is "who wanted these stories in the first place" ? I don't remember a hue and cry from the fans or the general public (you know, those "casual…"
"Interesting. In many ways, I consider the webcomics of today to be the successors of the old underground comics. One wonders what Shelton might have done had he been born 30 years later.
Also it's funny you mention Heavy Metal. I recently had…"
"They said the same thing about Hal Jordan, and there was no hue and cry to bring him back, right?
My cynical side says to me that this will be undone--either the new character will be unpopular and wind up in limbo, or something will happen that…"
"For those of you interested in Squid Game, you may want to check out the snime Kaiji: The Ultimate Survivor.
As I understand it, Squid Game takes a lot of its cues and settings from Kaiji. I will say that the anime series is very good, but…"
"Some Manga for you:
Barefoot Gen - about a family living through the atomic bomb drop in (IIRC) Hiroshima.
Devilman - a relatively short Manga about a teen that fuses with a demon
If you're up for it, you might try One Piece.…"
"Robert Kanigher, as others pointed out, sure seems to have perceived his own job as putting out "done in one" stories. That was certainly typical of the time and should not count as criticism.
But he had a wider range than those…"
"As always, the question is "Which version?"
The original Unknown Soldier, who was mostly featured in Star-Spangled War Stories back in the day, was not immortal. The second one, who appeared in a 12-issue maxi series (December…"
Hello Mr. Jackson. You offer an interesting idea of "the four just men" as maybe-inspiration of the Joker's crimes in Batman #1. So, what do you think, where does that pirating-radio-to-send-threat-idea in 1940 comes from? Thank you very much
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